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Metrolink will be canceling its 11 p.m. special late-night service on the Antelope Valley and Ventura County lines due to a low ridership of less than 140 people. Late-night trains to San Bernardino will continue as part of Metrolink's regular schedule. "It is not a prudent use of ...
The United Transportation Union has won a protection for employees of Manufacturers Railway, a 124-year-old subsidiary of brewer Anheuser-Busch, on behalf of 12 train and engine employees represented by the UTU and employed by the rail company. In March, the carrier sought permission f ...
Chaiyong Thanasriphakdeekun has joined TranSystems as a consultant team leader and practice area leader for logistics network analysis in the firm's management and supply chain consulting practice team. Thanasriphakdeekun brings more than 12-years experience in the supply chain industr ...
As written by Railway Age: John Kenefick, who as president, chairman and CEO of Union Pacific led the railroad triumphantly through the challenging years prior to and just after passage of the Staggers Rail Act of 1980, died July 15 at the age of 89. He was president from 1971 to 1983 ...
The Chicago Transit Board approved a $33.8 million contract to begin work on the second half of the Loop Track Renewal project. The project will involve the replacement of deteriorated track and rail ties along the Wells and Van Buren elevated tracks as well as track components that were installed i ...
The Chicago Transit Board selected a contractor to replace three aging viaducts along the line at Greenleaf, Dempster and Grove Streets in Evanston. The project involves replacing the concrete viaducts with new steel structures, as well as new abutments, retaining walls, founda ...
Caltrain construction and maintenance will begin July 16 at multiple station locations. The $147 million San Bruno Grade Separation project, beginning July 16, will elevate the Caltrain tracks above three existing at-grade street crossings at San Bruno, San Mateo and Angus avenues in California. A n ...
William R. Nowak has joined TranSystems to lead the industrial engineering/time study area for the firm's management and supply chain consulting group. Nowak brings more than 15 years of experience in the supply chain industry, specializing in classical industrial engineering, data ana ...
Amtrak is restoring daily Empire Builder service for the full route between Chicago and Seattle/Portland, effective next week, following repairs made by the BNSF to tracks closed due to recent flooding in North Dakota. Starting with the eastbound departures of Train 8 from Seattle and ...
An Amtrak video depicting the importance of railroad safety has been recognized by two independent awards programs for creative excellence. The film, Cheating Death, received two Silver Communicator Awards from The International Academy of Visual Arts and two Bronze Telly Awards in the categorie ...
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